20th Century

The Woodcock

By Richard Smyth - Published 2021

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Gravely, east coast of England, 1920s. Harriet and Jon have been happily married for two years. He is a naturalist who makes a ...Read Review

The Godmothers: A Novel

By Camille Aubray - Published 2021

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Saga

The Godmothers are four women in an Italian immigrant family living in Greenwich Village – Lucy, Amie, and Filomena have each married a son, ...Read Review

The Light of Luna Park

By Addison Armstrong - Published 2021

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Armstrong’s dual-timeline debut packs a powerful emotional punch as it explores which lives are valued by society and how much a mother ...Read Review

I Couldn’t Love You More

By Esther Freud - Published 2021

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Saga

I Couldn’t Love You More is a stirring portrayal of motherly love and familial and institutional abuse through the eyes of three ...Read Review

Widowland

By C.J. Carey - Published 2021

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Alternate History

England, April 1953. But this is a quite different country – one that succumbed to Germany in 1940 and has since been under occupation. Rose Ransom, ...Read Review

The Long Journey Home

By Cecily Blench - Published 2021

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Rangoon, Burma, in 1941, and Kate Girton works as a school inspector for the British colonial government. Kate has fled grief in England, and ...Read Review

Among the Beautiful Beasts

By Lori McMullen - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

Like many Floridians, I have long been a fan of Marjory Stoneman Douglas. I was fortunate enough to review a collection of her ...Read Review

Prague 1938

By Dara Kavanagh - Published 2021

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Literary

“1938 is a catastrophic date in the history of the Czech people, a people who have never lacked for catastrophic dates”. This novel is ...Read Review

Small Acts of Defiance

By Michelle Wright - Published 2021

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Based in Nazi-occupied Paris, Small Acts of Defiance is award-winning Australian short-story writer Michelle Wright’s debut novel. Wright lived in Paris for ...Read Review

Songs in Ursa Major

By Emma Brodie - Published 2021

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Literary

Amidst sex, drugs, and rock and roll, a star is born … In her accomplished debut novel, Emma Brodie whisks us to another world. ...Read Review

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